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Remembering the VOA Broadcaster Who Sparked Worldwide Interest in Jazz

August 01, 2020 03:05 AM
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One of the most famous American broadcasters of the 20th century was largely unknown at home, but Willis Conover, host of the VOA Jazz Hour, was a celebrity from Warsaw to Moscow during the Cold War.  Mike O’Sullivan recalls Conover’s influence on the 100th anniversary of his birth.